A grandmother’s trove of Civil War photos goes to Library of Congress - The Washington Post

A grandmother’s trove of Civil War photos goes to Library of Congress

A post-war South Carolina scene at a cotton gin at the Knox Plantation. (Robin Stanford Collection/Courtesy of Library of Congress)

1940s Post-War Era Modern Wallpaper | Bradbury & Bradbury

1940s Post-War Era Modern Wallpaper | Bradbury & Bradbury

Looking for an exciting and engaging way to teach your students about the Cold War?  Hold onto your seats because this one gets intense!  The Allied Occupation zones after World War Two are depicted here from HistorySimulation.com's Cold War Simulation. Students learn how the post war era developed and how the superpowers competed in the Cold War.   http://www.historysimulation.com/ColdWar.html #sschat

History Simulation provides the cold war simulation lesson plans and bring history to life with this cold war unit plan. Making students excited about the Cold War!

The last known pictures of Robert E. Lee, taken post-Civil War. [200x305] - Imgur

The last known pictures of Robert E. Lee, taken post-Civil War. [200x305]

The last known pictures of Robert E. Lee, taken post-Civil War. A man of morals and honor.he was torn about the Civil War but stayed true to his home state Virginia.

Close your eyes… It’s 1940 and you’re in a dimly lit bar sipping ravishing cocktails wearing your favourite tea dress whilst toe-tapping to the sing-a-longs around the piano. This era of post-war glamour is still alive and kicking today, underneath the busy streets of Soho, London. Cahoots is set in a disused tube station, not a real one but it is a damn good … Read More Post-War Vibes and Cocktails at Cahoots, London

Close your eyes… It’s 1940 and you’re in a dimly lit bar sipping ravishing cocktails wearing your favourite tea dress whilst toe-tapping to the sing-a-longs around the piano. This era of post-war glamour is still alive and kicking today, underneath the busy streets of Soho, London. Cahoots is set in a disused tube station, not a real one but it is a damn good … Read More Post-War Vibes and Cocktails at Cahoots, London

Adventure Playground, Islington, London, c. 1957. Copyright Estate of Roger Mayne, Courtesy Gitterman Gallery.

Adventure Playground, Islington, London, c. Copyright Estate of Roger Mayne, Courtesy Gitterman Gallery.

'Grow Your Own Food and Supply Your Own Cookhouse', by Abram Games

'Grow Your Own Food and Supply Your Own Cookhouse', by Abram Games interesting image with an interesting message. one halph of the image shows a shovel in a field and the other side shows a ship possibly importing food.

This day in history, April 22nd,1944, an airman shared a joke with his girlfriend as they danced. It’s a jovial moment of romantic bliss, despite the ongoing international war. Couples like this would marry and create the post-war baby boom culture during the Cold War era. Their years of rationing transitioned to a consumer culture to build nuclear families in the suburbs. Original Publication: Wartime Dance Hall, 1944 (Photo by Leonard McCombe) #1944 #WWII #airman #dance #coldwar…

Home Entertainment April An airman shares a joke with his girlfriend as they dance. Original Publication: Picture Post - 1680 - Wartime Dance Hall - p. 1944 (Photo by Leonard McCombe/Picture Post/Getty Images)

The American Post-war dream, late '40s, early '50s.

Living In The Middle

The Unexotic Underclass - This is a rather haunting article about the forgotten, underserved and constantly battling lower and lower-middle classes. They are legion, and what is currently available is.

Genealogical Resources of the Civil War Era. Online and Published Military and Civilian Name Lists, 1861-1869, and Post-War Veteran Lists. #gentipjar #genealogy #books

Genealogical Resources of the Civil War Era – Online and Published Military or Civilian Name Lists, & Post-Civil War Veteran Lists; by William Dollarhide

Part V: The Post-War Era

Part V: The Post-War Era

Vietnam: Hand carved wood bowl from post war era.

Vietnam: Hand carved wood bowl from post war era

Hand carved wood bowl from Vietnam Post war era

Minimalist Approach to the Post-War Housing in Berlin – Fubiz Media

Minimalist Approach to the Post-War Housing in Berlin

In this series, entitled Stacked, photographer Malte Brandenburg takes a closer look at the architectural merits of Berlin’s post-war housing.

Nazi troops used crystal meth as a 'miracle pill' to stay awake during marches, according to letters from one of Germany's leading post-war writers. Called an 'alertness aid' and packaged under the name Pervitin, Hitler's soldiers popped the class A drug to keep motivated despite the desperate conditions they faced on the front lines. The widespread use of the drug is confirmed in letters home penned by Nobel prize winner Heinrich Böll.

Nazi Troops 'Took Crystal Meth To Stay Awake'

Nazi troops used crystal meth as a 'miracle pill' to stay awake during marches, according to letters from one of Germany's leading post-war writers.

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